Feral pigs are a destructive invasive species across much of North America. In a recent study, forest patches where feral pigs were present had fewer mammal and bird species than swine-free zones.
The Trump administration is changing implementation of the Endangered Species Act in ways that conservationists say would reduce protection for some of America's most threatened wildlife.
Are our brains wired to favour growth over environmentally rational decisions?
Doug Ford's government is undercutting the environment by giving business and development the upper hand.
Australian artists are protesting the Adani mine's potential impact on the black-throated finch. The project is gaining traction online, but in this case, emotive art might not be enough.
An update of the IUCN Red List attempts to map the real extent of global biodiversity loss.
The endangered Australasian bittern offers a way past the 'farmers vs environmentalist' debate in the Murray-Darling basin.
Fewer than 1,000 Siamese crocodiles exist, but can captive crocs survive again in the wild?
Here's how climate change affects recovery efforts for the elusive western ground parrot.
North Atlantic right whales are headed toward a traumatic extinction, but could rebound if humans can get out of their way.
It's hard to say exactly how many koalas are in the wild, but there's no doubt they're in serious trouble.
Our findings suggest that the demand for rhino horn is unlikely to fall because people's beliefs are firmly entrenched.
Alarm bells went off when several recent studies reported mass insect die-offs in different parts of the world. But reports of an 'insect apocalypse' have been greatly exaggerated.
Scientists now have a better understanding of what martial eagles eat. This is valuable for the conservation of this endangered species.
Can presidents undo decisions by their predecessors to protect federal lands from development? A recent court ruling on offshore drilling says no, and could also affect contested lands in Utah.
From the reappearance of giant bees to sightings of clouded leopards – can we ever be certain that a species has died out?
Chemical pollution and hunting pushed Ospreys to the edge of extinction in the mid-20th century. Today, they have rebounded and can be spotted worldwide, often nesting on manmade structures.
We should welcome a native predators' return across the British Isles, while at the same time being honest about the implications.
How do you pack butterflies for shipping, or frogs for an overland hike to a new habitat? Three scientists explain how they keep threatened species safe on the road and in the air.
Noisy waters may be making it harder for southern resident killer whales to communicate with each other and find their food.